2015 ALL-USA Montana Football Team

2015 ALL-USA Montana Football Team


2015 ALL-USA Montana Football Team


USA TODAY High School Sports is proud to announce the 2015 American Family Insurance ALL-USA Montana Football Team. Players were selected based on their athletic achievements from the 2016-16 season.

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COACH OF THE YEAR: Chad Ross, Whitefish
Ross guided the Bulldogs to an 11-1 campaign and their first state title in 36 years. Whitefish outscored foes 479-102 and avenged its only regular season defeat in the state final, edging previously unbeaten two-time defending champ Dillon, 17-13.


Warp spent much of the season shattering Montana records. The four-time All-State quarterback broke the state career records for both passing TDs (101, 19 more than the previous mark) and passing yards (10,801 – 1,894 ahead of the next-best total). He also set new state career records for points, touchdowns and total offense. For the season he threw for 2,394 yards and 23 TDs, and tied the state single-season record for completion percentage (69.4 percent)

First Team

QB Dane Warp (6-4, 190, Sr.), Havre

RB Andre Grinde (5-11, 210, Sr.), C.M. Russell (Great Falls)

RB Thomas Trefney (6-1, 205, Sr.), Glacier (Kalispell)

WR Jed Nagler (6-3, 210, Sr.), Whitefish

WR Gabe Sulser (5-10, 155, So.), Billings Senior

TE Nate Simkins (6-0, 145, Sr.), Dillon

OL Levi Stovall (6-3, 240, Sr.), Billings West

OL Joel Beck (6-2, 260, Sr.), Fairfield

OL Luke Poetzl (6-4, 225, Jr.), Billings Senior

OL Alec Akina (6-1, 250, Sr.), Bozeman

OL Josh Noah (6-2, 215, Sr.), Bozeman

Second Team

QB Nathan Dick (5-11, 170, Jr.), Billings Senior

RB Chris Park (5-7, 180, Sr.), Whitefish

RB Josh McCracken (5-9, 195, Sr.), Flathead (Kalispell)

WR Will Hunthausen (6-2, 170, Sr.), Capital (Helena)

WR Karl Tucker (6-1, 205, Sr.), C.M. Russell (Great Falls)

TE James Dunn (6-0, 160, Jr.), Lincoln County (Eureka)

OL Jake Sessions (6-4, 275, Sr.), Colstrip

OL Antonio Lopez (5-11, 205, Sr.), Malta

OL Brady Schulz (6-1, 260, Sr.), Bozeman

OL Mark Waldrup (6-0, 200, Sr.), Dillon

OL Trase LeTexier (6-3, 230, Sr.), Jefferson (Boulder)


MVP of the state championship game, O’Reilly paced the smothering Hawks’ defense with 146 total tackles, 22 tackles for loss, six pass breakups and four quarterback hurries.

First Team

DL Balue Chapman (6-3, 195, Sr.), Bozeman

DL Chase Benson (6-4, 235, Sr.), Helena

DL Derek Marks (6-3, 230, Sr.), Belgrade

DL Trace Bradshaw (6-4, 235, Sr.), Bozeman

LB Payton O’Reilly (6-2, 225, Sr.), Bozeman

LB Sean Opland (5-11, 200, Sr.), Troy

LB Trevor Larsen (6-0, 180, Sr.), Capital (Helena)

DB Bennett Hostetler (5-10, 180, Sr.), Bozeman

DB Caleb Jones (5-10, 160, Sr.), Glacier (Kalispell)

DB Jacob Hadley (6-6, 205, Sr.), Billings Central

DB Bridger Coffman (5-10, 170, Sr.), Sidney

Second Team

DL Jake Michelotti (6-0, 245, Sr.), Butte Central

DL Cole Rosling (6-4, 215, Sr.), Capital (Helena)

DL Devin Maua (6-2, 240, Sr.), Billings Senior

DL Chaffin Ross (6-3, 200, Sr.), Whitefish

LB Michael Jobman (6-4, 215, Sr.), Huntley Project (Worden)

LB Tadan Gilman (6-1, 185, Jr.), Glacier (Kalispell)

LB Kendall Johnson (6-2, 180, Jr.), Helena

DB Jonathan Landon (6-2, 192, Sr.), Bigfork

DB Tanner Mayer (6-3, 180, Sr.), Fairfield

DB Dallas Mack (6-1, 190, Sr.), Huntley Project (Worden)

DB Jered Padmos (6-3, 175, Sr.), Jefferson (Boulder)


P Michael Banna (5-11, 212, Sr.), Big Sky (Missoula)


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